|CD-Cavs scholar, and recent graduate, Dr. Hala Osman, has been officially appointed as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the School of Medicine, Department of Medicine at Metrohealth at Case Western Reserve University! She started this new position on May 2, 2022.|
|CD-Cavs scholar Brandon Smith presented his research at CSU's College of Sciences and Health Professions (COSHP) Research Day on April 22nd.|
“I am very pleased to share with you that I received my PhD degree in Applied Biomedical Engineering. So thrilled and honored to be a recipient of the Cross-Disciplinary Cardiovascular Sciences T32 Training Grant at Cleveland State University!
“My dissertation titled: Quantifying the Effect of Exercise- Interventions on Gait Stability in Post Stroke Population. I find myself interested in research being conducted in an interdisciplinary environment that focuses on building the bridge between the clinical and engineering worlds with an innovative approach to solving critical problems.
“I plan to follow a traditional scientific career path, first as a postdoctoral fellow and then as a research scientist executing biomechanical systems integration and evaluation in the cardio-vascular field and its related research areas.
“I would like to acknowledge the funding that supported the research in my dissertation. This research was funded by grants from the American Heart Association (18IPA34170316) and the National Institutes of Health (T32HL150389), with additional support from Graduate Student Research Awards from Cleveland State University.
“I would like to thank my research advisor Dr. Debbie Espy for guiding me in this challenging research project. I learned so much from her both professionally and personally.
“My heartfelt thanks to research CO-advisor Dr. van den Bogert, who has helped and supported me tremendously. I would like to acknowledge his mentorship gratefully and sincerely during my graduate education.
“Also wanted to thank my committee members for providing me with many different perspectives to my research: Dr. Chandrasekhar Kothapalli, Dr. Stephen Slane, and Dr. Ann Reinthal.”
Hala E Osman